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    Gail Ellis

    My husband is diagnosed with MDS (5Q) and CLL. He does get transfusions, tried retrocrit (did not work) and now trying Reboysl (has had two shots thus far–not much a an increase in hemoglobin count). He goes to Southwestern in Dallas to meet with a specialist next month. He feels pretty crummy.

    The MDS is not related to previous radiation or chemo.
    He goes to hematologist weekly for blood work.
    Infact, we go to same hematologist. I have ET (too many platelets), which has progressed to PV (hemoglobin too high (18.6) and will have a phlebotomy next week…

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